GROUP 1 racing returns to Royal Randwick as the Sydney Autumn Carnival ramps right-up with the running of the G1 $1 million Randwick Guineas and the G1 $500,000 Canterbury Stakes. CrownBet Randwick Tips Saturday 10th March 2018
CrownBet Randwick Tips Saturday 10th March 2018
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RACE 1. GROUP 3 $150,000 ASPIRATION QUALITY. 1600-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 1 OKLAHOMA GIRL: 3 Karavali; 6 The Pinnacle; 4 Nettoyer.
BEST ROUGHIE: 8 DREAMS OF PARIS.
SUGGESTED BET: Box Trifecta: 1 – 3 – 4 – 6 – 8.
OKLAHOMA GIRL is third-up now, last start out to 1500m closed late eye-catching 7th Cellarman. Fitter, extra 100m helps, has the class, ran 3rd in Qld Oaks last prep. Rates highly. KARAVALI Randwick winner then Rosehill 4th, break two trials leading into very good 2nd Jemadar first-up. Fitter, go close. THE PINNACLE followed first-up 2nd O’Rachael, Rosehill, with close 3rd Quick Defence, Rosehill, when fav. Can win. NETTOYER also has solid claims.
RACE 2. LISTED $125,000 FIREBALL STAKES. 1100-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 3 HOUTZEN; 6 I Am Excited; 4 Jorda; 5 Debonairely.
BEST ROUGHIE: 1 PERAST.
SUGGESTED BET: HOUTZEN to win.
HOUTZEN high class filly, Magic Millions winner at two, G3 Champagne winner MV in the Spring, ran 7th Redzel in the Everest and last raced 9th G1 Coolmore. Might be too good here. I AM EXCITED 7th in G1 Flight, big run 2nd Jorda, G3 Red Roses, Flemington, resumed with stunning win over Marsupial, Rosehill, when fav. Go close again. JORDA is a high class filly, G3 Red Roses winner Flemington last Spring, resuming here. DEBONAIRELY is also very fast.
RACE 3. GROUP 2 $300,000 REISLING STAKES. 1200-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 2 ESTIJAAB; 3 Gongs; 1 Outback Barbie; 4 Ennis Hill.
BEST ROUGHIE: 5 PURE ELEATION.
SUGGESTED BET: Anchor ESTIJAAB in all exotic bets.
ESTIJAAB is a brilliant filly, stunning 4-length winner on debut before huge effort close 2nd Sunlight, G2 Silver Slipper. Looks the winner here. GONGS looked impressive winning first two starts before tried hard but no match 7-length 3rd Sunlight G2 Silver Slipper last time. Looks second pick. OUTBACK BARBIE good effort on debut to win Listed Calaway Gal, Doomben, then fabulous effort 3rd Magic Millions Classic, Sunlight. Resuming, go well.
RACE 4. GROUP 2 $300,000 TODMAN STAKES. 1200-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 2 PERFORMER; 1 Ef Troop; 3 Prairie Fire; 8 Bondi.
BEST ROUGHIE: 13 TCHAIKOVSKY.
SUGGESTED BET: PERFORMER to win.
PERFORMER was a brilliant winner on debut Listed Breeders Plate Sep last year, break, resumed with narrow but strong winner G3 Canonbury Stakes. The one to beat. EF TROOP followed big 5-length win Listed Phelan Ready with outstanding 4th Sunlight, Magic Millions Classic, Gold Coast. Resuming, can win. PRAIRIE FIRE Vic colt, won Listed Talindert Stakes, Caulfield before solid run-on 4th G1 Blue Diamond. Chance.
RACE 5. GROUP 2 $500,000 CHALLENGE STAKES. 1000-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 1 REDZEL: 6 English; 9 Viridine; 2 Terravista.
BEST ROUGHIE: 5 BALL OF MUSCLE.
SUGGESTED BET: REDZEL to win.
REDZEL best sprinter in the country, massive Spring last year resumed in G1 Lightning Stakes Flemington run down last hop when great effort. Looks the winner here. ENGLISH outstanding mare, good gate, flies fresh, last raced 9th tired behind Hey Doc, G1 Manikato, MV. Rates very highly here. VIRIDINE Godolphin runner, won Heritage Stakes, then G2 Roman Consul, last raced 5th G1 Coolmore, Flemington. High class colt, watch very closely.
RACE 6. GROUP 1 $500,000 CANTERBURY STAKES. 1300-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 2 CLEARLY INNOCENT; 6 Invincible Gem; 7 Global Glamour; 8 Showtime.
BEST ROUGHIE: 9 TULIP.
SUGGESTED BET: CLEARLY INNOCENT to win.
CLEARLY INNOCENT was OK first-up, 6th G3 Southern Cross, flies second-up, fitter, good draw, right trip, hard to toss. INVINCIBLE GEM brilliant mare, flies fresh 2 wins and a second from 3 tries, won G2 Missile and 3rd G2 Tramway before break, go close. GLOBAL GLAMOUR brave mare, loves to lead and make own luck, on-pace 4th G2 Expressway before led and brave 2nd Endless Drama, G2 Apollo. Take catching. TERRAVISTA veteran but still very dangerous.
RACE 7. GROUP 1 $1 MILLION RANDWICK GUINEAS. 1600-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 3 KEMENTARI; 1 Ace High; 5 Pierata; 7 Peaceful State.
BEST ROUGHIE: 12 KAONIC.
SUGGESTED BET: KEMENTARI to win.
KEMENTARI is a star in the making, massive win first-up G3 Eskimo Prince, then nothing went right and still won well G2 Hobartville beating Pierata. The one to beat again. ACE HIGH top class, won G1 Spring Champion and G1 Victoria Derby in the Spring. Closed late 5th Kementari last time. PIERATA impressive 3YO, MM winner before closed late strong 2nd Kementari, G2 Hobartville. Gets the right run from gate. PEACEFUL STATE charged just missed 2nd G1 Australian Guineas, Flemington last time. Can win.
RACE 8. GROUP 3 $150,000 WENONA GIRL QUALITY. 1200-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 9 SUGAR BELLA; 1 Ravi; 4 Perizada; 7 Slow Burn.
BEST ROUGHIE: 6 MY COUNTRY.
SUGGESTED BET: SUGAR BELLA to win.
SUGAR BELLA has won 5 of just 6 starts, last two at Randwick have both been by big margins in smart fields. Looks the one to beat again first-up here. RAVI high-class mare, 3rd in G3 How Now, Caulfield was followed by 4th Rich Charm, G2 Linlithgow Flemington. Back to own age and sex, flies fresh. PERIZADA has won 4 of last 5 starts, Canberra Sprint into Rosehill Sprint last time, both very good. Can win again. SLOW BURN is also very good, wide gate only issue.
RACE 9. LISTED $125,000 RANDWICK CITY STAKES. 2000-METRES.
SELECTIONS: 8 ALWARD; 5 Show A Star; 7 Liapari; 10 Carzoff.
BEST ROUGHIE: 2 TALLY.
SUGGESTED BET: Box Quinella/Trifecta: 2 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 10.
ALWARD was eye-catching flashing home 3rd when resuming over 1500m, clearly now fitter, trip suits a lot better and this looks right race. Hard to beat. SHOW A STAR makes own luck, won Rosehill and Warwick Farm before last start 2nd Cellarman, 1500m. Never won this trip but is very fit now. Respect. LIAPARI very honest, always a chance these races, last start 3rd More Energy, Parramatta Cup Rosehill. Chance. CARZOFF racing well and drawn to get the right run. Respect.